On Thu, 05 Jan 2006 22:48:07 -0000, <gwtmp01 / mac.com> wrote:

>
> I think in a very deep, conceptual way, Ruby symbols behave like names
> just as Ruby fixnums behave like integers.
>

That's exactly the kind of feeling I was going with when I made that naive  
'Symbols are names' comment way back when. You put it into words better  
than I ever could :)

Cheers,

-- 
Ross Bamford - rosco / roscopeco.remove.co.uk